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i had a ballon sinuplasty a 3 months ago and am having sinus infectionm

A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andy Chung
20 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
In-Office Balloon: Balloon sinuplasty is a procedure for chronic sinusitis patients who are not responding well to medication. Unlike other surgical procedures used to t ... Read More
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Dr. Nick Debnath
19 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Usually not painful: In-office or in OR balloon sinuplasty is performed with minimal discomfort with appropriate pain medications and local anesthesia. Recovery time is sh ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
15 years experience Family Medicine
Sinus Surgery: Balloon sinuplasty - minimally invasive technique, uses a small balloon inflated to widen blocked passages, generally has less bleeding and shorter re ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernstein Joel
59 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Need sensitivity: Pseudomonas is not a common cause of sinusitis. But if the culture is valid, you need a sensitivity test to identify which antibiotic is most appropr ... Read More
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Detective work: To decide whether or not facial sinus symptoms are related to getting a Fitbit or merely coincidental requires detective work. What changed in one's l ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Manan Shah
15 years experience Psychiatry
Steam: Hydroponic therapy or inhaling steam can help, especially if the congestion is from an infectious cause. Anti-allergy meds like zyrtec/claritin can he ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Vertigo is: What you are describing, i think. It comes from inflammation or infection in the semi-circular canal, which maintains your balance. It is not normal ... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lonnie Smith
38 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
May help: If all your symptoms are caused by sinus disease then your surgical procedure mey help.
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernstein Joel
59 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Usually the opposite: When a person lies down, there is more venous congestion in the nose and sinuses. When you are erect, there is less venous pressure and better mucus ... Read More
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
See below: It is not a good idea to operate on an infected site. It is likely to disseminate the infection. Please consult your doctor to see if you need a diffe ... Read More

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